Kendra M. Anderson, PhD, is an assistant professor in the Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. She is a licensed psychologist and clinical neuropsychologist with clinical interests in neuropsychological assessment and behavioral intervention with adults and older adults with neurocognitive, neurodegenerative, and psychiatric disorders. She also provides evidence-based psychotherapy services to adults at UTHealth Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC.)

Anderson earned her doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Central Arkansas in Conway, Arkansas and completed her pre-doctoral internship at the UTHealth Doctoral Psychology Internship Program in Houston, Texas. She completed a two-year APPCN accredited postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the UT Physicians Neurocognitive Disorders Center within the Department of Neurology, where she received specialized training in neuropsychological assessment with adults with a variety of neurocognitive conditions. Anderson also has experience with conducting individual and group interventions with co-occurring neuropsychiatric conditions. Her research interests include issues involving multicultural neuropsychology, non-pharmacological interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms among adults with cognitive disorders, and neurocognitive functioning among individuals with psychiatric disorders.

In addition to her clinical and research interests, Anderson is actively engaged in the department’s education mission. She provides clinical supervision and training to psychology practicum, pre-doctoral intern, postdoctoral fellows, and psychiatry residents rotating with psychology services at HCPC.


Doctoral Degree, Counseling Psychology
University of Central Arkansas

Areas of Interest

Clinical Interests

  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Evidence-based psychological interventions and therapies

Research Interests

  • Mulicultural neuropsychology
  • Non-pharmacological interventions for neuropsychiatric symptoms
  • Cognitive functioning in psychiatric disorders